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The Key to a Great French Drain – Yard Drainage and a Dry Well

By |2018-09-25T20:31:18-04:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

The Key to a Great French Drain - Yard Drainage and a Dry Well To build a French drain to last, you have to remove a lot of dirt. You're going to have to use a backhoe or an excavator or be willing to do a lot of hand digging, that's for sure. One thing that [...]

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Why You Should Hire a Yard Drainage Professional for Yard Water Problems

By |2018-09-25T20:18:54-04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Why You Should Hire a Yard Drainage Professional for Yard Water Problems Why is it so important that when you hire somebody to take care of yard water problems, you hire a professional? Let's go over a few things real quick. One-third of the installs that we put in is to replace a failed drainage [...]

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How to Build the Best French Drain – More Stone

By |2018-09-25T20:06:00-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: |

How to Build the Best French Drain - The More Stone, The Better the Drain Never hire a contractor that's going to bring the stone to the site in a van or on a single axle utility trailer.  I know that a lot of contractors see me as a whistleblower and I don't mean to be [...]

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Yard Drainage Contractors Installing a French Drain to Yard Sump Pump System

By |2018-09-25T19:35:52-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: |

 Yard Drainage Contractors Installing a French Drain to Yard Sump Pump System We are yard drainage contractors. We're installing a sump pump basin for a French drain system. The reason why we have to put in a sump pump, the gravity system no longer works because we have such a high water table right now [...]

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4-inch vs 6-inch Corrugated Pipe for Open French Drain

By |2018-09-24T15:32:44-04:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 4-inch vs 6-inch Corrugated Pipe for Open French Drain As a yard drainage contractor, it's always very helpful when the homeowner takes pictures during these rain and flood events. Take pictures to help the contractor so they can see it at its worst so they know what they're up against. I can walk on a [...]

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French Drain System to Lake, River, Waterway – YOU MUST DO THIS

By |2018-09-21T11:32:58-04:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 French Drain System to Lake, River, Waterway - YOU MUST DO THIS When installing a drainage system near a river, lake, pond, or any body of water, you want to shoot the elevations that are on the seawall or the bank when the water levels are at their highest point.  You have to design the [...]

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Open French Drain Moves Yard Water Faster Than Any Other Drain

By |2018-09-20T17:20:54-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Open French Drain Moves Yard Water Faster Than Any Other Drain We're yard drainage contractors in Michigan installing an open French drain system around the garage in Macomb County. What's been happening? Water runs down. These are large lots, acres. We have acres here draining.  Water runs downhill, ends up inside this garage. It'll come [...]

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How to Maximize Your Yard By Installing a French Drain

By |2018-09-20T16:54:14-04:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How to Maximize Your Yard By Installing a French Drain On subdivision lots when we're trying to maximize our outdoor living space and maximize the use of our yards, a lot of times we can encroach on the soiled areas where water is designed to collect and run to a storm drain catch basin. Here [...]

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Why You DO NOT Use a Trencher to Build a French Drain

By |2018-09-17T13:03:06-04:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Why You DO NOT Use a Trencher to Build a French Drain French drain contractors have to work a lot of times in the dark, so I'm sorry that the quality of this video might not be the greatest, but I just want to show you how much dirt has to come out to build [...]

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Do Dry Wells Work and Why Do Dry Wells Fail?

By |2018-09-17T07:03:10-04:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Do Dry Wells Work and Why Do Dry Wells Fail? I get asked this question all the time. Why can't we just dig a hole and fill it full of stone and terminate the pipe there and this is a perfect example why shouldn't just dig a hole. I just had a homeowner request a [...]

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